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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disease caused by inhaling fungus spores, occurring most often in the Mississippi and Ohio river valleys

Usage examples (37)
  • Fungus: coccidiosis, histoplasmosis, toxins, botolism and poisoning of food through staphylococcous.
  • The raspy-voiced icon was hospitalized, said a spokesman for Columbia Records, with an illness called histoplasmosis.
  • But the FDA said health-care professionals aren't consistently recognizing cases of histoplasmosis and other invasive fungal infections.
  • The company tested for histoplasmosis in November. for more
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